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Monday, July 30, 2012
The National Education Association (NEA) has added a selection of the Institute's classroom lessons to its Lesson Plan Search Engine. The lessons, which are available online, center on experiences of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses. Now searchable on the NEA Lesson Plan Search Engine
Monday, October 17, 2011
From mid-October through mid-December, four staff members from the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center (KGMC) will intern at the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Eva discusses a ghetto pass policy enforced in the Hongkew ghetto in Shanghai, China, during the war. Eva explains that she had to pass the ghetto checkpoint on a daily basis, as the school she attended was located outside of her living district. She talks about the impact from her encounters with Kanoh Ghoya, a Japanese official who was in charge of issuing the ghetto passes.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Institute has updated its Visual History Archive (VHA), which now integrates Google Maps for a new way to search the testimonies.
Monday, March 17, 2014
The footsteps of Holocaust survivors come to life in IWalks, USC Shoah Foundation’s interactive testimony-based educational program.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Students' research suggests new opportunities to utilize geographic data in the testimonies For the second consecutive year, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute was selected to participate as a sponsor organization in the UCLA Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics’ Research in Industrial Projects (RIPS) Program.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
The 2012 Student Voices Film Contest was held April 5, 2012.  The evening included an award ceremony, screening, and panel discussion.Fifteen short films were submitted this year and developed around the following themes:  Whose Responsibility is "Never Again,” Inheriting Genocide, and The Outsider in Me.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
The USC Shoah Foundation Institute, which maintains an archive of nearly 52,000 video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses, held a workshop in July that was the next step in its Master Teacher Program. The program empowers secondary school educators in the U.S. to use the Institute’s testimonies as a resource for Holocaust and tolerance education, and the development of literacies for the 21st century.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Venuste describes losing his daughter right before his eyes. Born: 1953 City of Birth: Kabagali (Gitarama, Rwanda) In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda) Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) Liberation location: Nyanza (Kicukiro, Kigali, Rwanda)
Thursday, June 20, 2013
In Soviet-occupied Dubienka, Poland, located by the Bug River and on the border with Ukraine, Sam Szor remembers the military fortification by German armed forces in anticipation of the upcoming invasion of the Soviet Union. He describes the invasion, which took place in the dawn of the morning hours of June 22, 1941. It was his birthday. He recalls the retreat of the Soviet armed forces and the resulting fear felt by the Jewish population with the German occupation of Dubienka.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Emmanuel talks about the last time he saw his pregnant cousin alive.Born: January 10, 1975City of Birth: Rutonde (Rwamagana, Rwanda)In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda)Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF)Liberation location: Nyamirambo (Kigali, Rwanda)
Friday, December 5, 2014
Herman Gottesman describes the forced labor, living conditions and lack of food in Auschwitz-III. Auschwitz III-Monowitz, also called Buna, was located near the Polish town of Monowice and was the last of three Auschwitz camps established in the vicinity of Oswiecim. This is the 21st testimony clip in the series 70 Days of Testimony: Leading up to the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Barbara Gerson Born May 30, 1924Warsaw, Poland Date of Interview December 4, 1997 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 2:29:15 Ghetto(s) Czestochowa (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Tschenstochau (Poland: Concentration Camp) (generic) Other experiences War crimes trial participant
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Paula LebovicsBornSeptember 25, 1933Ostrowiec (Kielce), PolandDate of InterviewMarch 16, 1995Location of InterviewCalifornia, U.S.A.Length of Interview3:12:50Ghetto(s)Ostrowiec (Kielce, Poland: Ghetto)Camp(s)Auschwitz II-Birkenau (Poland: Death Camp)
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Biographical Information about Frances Flumenbaum Born June 10, 1923Slawków, Poland Date of Interview February 4, 1996 Location of Interview California, U.S.A. Length of Interview 1:24:51 Ghetto(s) Sosnowiec (Poland: Ghetto) Camp(s) Ludwigsdorf (Germany: Concentration Camp)Ottmuth (Germany: Concentration Camp) Other Experiences
Thursday, January 2, 2014
November 7, 2013: How does location impact the way teaching the Holocaust is approached? USC Shoah Foundation brought together Professors Yehuda Bauer and Xu Xin for the first time in a discussion of the differences of teaching Jewish Studies and the Holocaust in Israel and China. Each will explore the challenges they face in dealing with the Holocaust and comparative genocide in their cultural, linguistic, and historical context.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
After an ITeach workshop April 15 at the Brno branch of the Jewish Museum of Prague’s Educational Center, a brand-new IWalk in Brno is now available online.
Monday, April 10, 2017
This seminar was a part of the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies’ "Protecting Memory" project.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
In July 2012, the USC Shoah Foundation Institute convened the inaugural workshop of “Teaching with Testimony for the 21st Century,” a professional development program for teachers in Europe centered on the educational use of Holocaust eyewitness testimony.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive has enhanced nearly 250 university and college courses worldwide, including 67 at USC. This fall, members of the Institute’s staff will teach two additional courses that integrate testimony.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
A budapesti Holokauszt Emlékközpont egyéves Holokauszt-oktatási Szakértőképzési Programot indított oktatási szakértők, tanárképzésben dolgozók és tananyagírók számára.A budapesti Holokauszt Emlékközpont egyéves Holokauszt-oktatási Szakértőképzési Programot indított oktatási szakértők, tanárképzésben dolgozók és tananyagírók számára. A programot a washingtoni Holokauszt Emlékmúzeum (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum), az International Task Force on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research nemzetközi szervezet és a Nemzeti Erőforrás Minisztériuma támogatja.
Monday, September 21, 2009
A Közép-európai Egyetemen (CEU) működő Curriculum Resource Center (Tananyagfejlesztési Központ)- CRC http://web.ceu.hu/crc/ - 2010 februárjában egyhetes CRC programot szervez oktatóknak és kutatóknak. A program során kurzustervezést segítő és tanítási módszertani szemináriumok várják az érdeklődőket.Ezúton szeretnénk felhívni figyelmüket az Új adatbázisok és módszerek a Jewish Studies oktatásában (New Sources and Methodologies for Jewish Studies) című CRC programra való jelentkezés határidejére (2010. január 10.)
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The University of Haifa has become the first university in Israel with access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive, a searchable repository of nearly 52,000 video interviews with Holocaust survivors and other witnesses.
Monday, November 7, 2011
The Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, in New York, is pleased to announce that starting on Kristallnacht, November 9, it will be the only public institution in New York where visitors can access video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and other witnesses collected by the USC Shoah Foundation Institute.
Friday, March 19, 2010
Professor Omer Bartov to give a public lecture.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
USC Shoah Foundation and IBUKA to collaborate on research project.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Phansy details how she was affected by losing both her parents and children during the genocide. Born: December 10, 1950City of Birth: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)Country of birth: CambodiaCooperatives: Kandal province (Cambodia); Pursat province (Cambodia)Liberated by: Vietnamese armed forcesLiberation location: Pursat province (Cambodia)  
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Cambodian Genocide Survivor Phansy details how she was affected by losing both her parents and children during the genocide. Born: December 10, 1950City of Birth: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)Country of birth: CambodiaCooperatives: Kandal province (Cambodia); Pursat province (Cambodia)Liberated by: Vietnamese armed forcesLiberation location: Pursat province (Cambodia)  
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Survivor of Genocide in Rwanda Emmanuel talks about the last time he saw his pregnant cousin alive. Born: January 10, 1975City of Birth: Rutonde (Rwamagana, Rwanda)In hiding: Kicukiro (Kigali, Rwanda)Liberated by: Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF)Liberation location: Nyamirambo (Kigali, Rwanda)

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